Our stories

  • The reality of climate change

    Eight hurricanes in five months: In the Caribbean and around the world, climate change means extreme weather events could become the new normal. It's just one reason we need bold climate action.

  • Acrobats of the ocean

    Synchronizing tourism and wildlife protection in Panama

  • Poverty isn’t permanent.

    For International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UNDP challenges you to rethink what you think you know about poverty.

  • Connecting islands, weathering storms

    Climate change adaptation specialist Yusuke Taishi helps communities in Tuvalu reduce the risk from disaster.

  • Breaking the silence

    UNDP supports and empowers victims of sexual violence in the context of the armed conflict in Colombia.

  • Long journey to peace

    Tong Try, of the Mine Action Unit at UNDP Cambodia, has dedicated his entire career to ridding his country of landmines and other “explosive remnants of war".

  • The Global Goals: Building the future

    This year for Global Goals Week, UNDP invited diplomats, politicians and global citizens to help put the pieces together for a sustainable world by 2030.

  • Together for peace with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

    Through a skills exchange programme experienced Syrian refugees train Jordanian youth, strengthening their skills and employability.

  • Fighting HIV and Injustice

    Fighting HIV and injustice. Putting human rights at the centre of the HIV response.

  • Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

    As conflict brewed between their two countries, neighbours Kurbanova and Avezova stopped talking to each other at first, but soon they realized that they needed a different approach.

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